Joint Entrance Examination (Main)
Joint Entrance Examination (Main)

JEE Main Syllabus 2024: Check JEE Main B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Plan Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JEE Main syllabus has been reduced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) as per the official announcement.
JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus: The National Testing Agency (NTA) makes the JEE Main syllabus PDF available on its official website. The majority of topics from the Class 11 and Class 12th syllabus are covered in the JEE Main syllabus. The syllabus for JEE Main 2024 has been changed by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Candidates doing JEE Main preparation must be aware of the detailed syllabus outlined in the official notification. The preparation must be in accordance with the syllabus and JEE Main exam pattern. It helps candidates understand the topic-wise weightage and their importance in the exam paper.

Candidates must practice JEE Main previous years’ question papers to comprehensively revise the syllabus and gain an understanding of the types of questions asked in the paper.

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JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

Candidates take the JEE Main exam to gain admission to one of three courses: B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch, or B.Plan. The syllabus for them varies depending on the paper requirements. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are covered in the JEE Main Syllabus for B.Tech. There are two common subjects in the JEE Main syllabus for B.Arch and B.Plan: Mathematics and Aptitude Test, while the Design Test and Planning-based Test are separate tests for B.Arch and B.Plan.

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus: Chapters Deleted 

Several chapters have been removed from the JEE Main 2024 syllabus this year, as well as a few subtopics while retaining the chapter. These chapters from each subjects are as follows:


  • Mathematical inductions 
  • Mathematical reasoning 


  • Communication systems 
  • Some topics from experimental skills


  • States of Matter 
  • Surface chemistry 
  • General principles and processes of isolation of metals 
  • Hydrogen 
  • S -block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals) 
  • Environmental chemistry 
  • Polymers 
  • Chemistry in everyday life

JEE Main 2024 Paper I Syllabus

JEE Main Paper 1 is required for admission to the B.E/B.Tech programme. The JEE Main syllabus for B.E/B.Tech students cover a variety of topics in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates must understand the concepts from the NCERT books of Class 11th and Class 12th. Practising JEE Main Paper 1 mock test papers will help candidates prepare effectively for the exam.

JEE Main Physics Syllabus

The following are the topics covered in the JEE Main Physics Paper:

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 


Current Electricity 

Electromagnetic Waves 

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents 

Atoms and Nuclei 


Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Communication Systems (Deleted)

Electronic Devices 



Properties of Solids and Liquids 

Oscillations and Waves 

Kinetic Theory of Gases 

Laws of Motion 

Physics and Measurement 


Rotational Motion 

Work, Energy, and Power 

JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus

The Chemistry syllabus for the JEE Main exam is divided into Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry. Aspirants can check the JEE Main Chemistry syllabus in the table below.

Physical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry

Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties

Purification And Characterisation Of Organic Compounds

States Of Matter (Deleted)

General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals (Deleted)

Some Basic Principles Of Organic Chemistry

Atomic Structure

Hydrogen (Deleted)


Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure

S -Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals) (Deleted)

Organic Compounds Containing Halogens

Chemical Thermodynamics

P- Block Elements

Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen


D - And F- Block Elements

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen


Co-Ordination Compounds

Polymers (Deleted)

Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry

Environmental Chemistry (Deleted)


Chemical Kinetics


Chemistry In Everyday Life (Deleted)

Surface Chemistry (Deleted)


Principles Related To Practical Chemistry

JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus

The following topics are covered in the JEE Main Mathematics syllabus:

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations 

Matrices and Determinants 

Sets, Relations, and Functions 

Permutations and Combinations 

Differential Equations 

Coordinate Geometry 

Integral Calculus 

Three Dimensional Geometry 

Statistics and Probability 


Vectoral Algebra 

Mathematical Reasoning (Deleted)

Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications 

Sequences and Series 

Mathematical Induction (Deleted)

Limit Continuity, and Differentiability 

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus

Within JEE Main Paper 2, there are two distinct sections: Paper 2A and Paper 2B. JEE Main Paper 2A is designated for those seeking admission to the B.Arch program, while JEE Main Paper 2B is intended for those aspiring to enter the B.Plan program. It's noteworthy that Mathematics is a common subject with an identical syllabus when compared to JEE Main Paper 1.

JEE Main B.Arch Syllabus

In Paper 2A, questions are asked from Mathematics and Aptitude. Separately, a drawing test is also conducted in an offline mode. The syllabus of Mathematics is the same as in Paper 1. Aspirants preparing for the B.Arch can check the syllabus for Aptitude Test and Drawing Test

JEE Main Paper Aptitude Syllabus



Awareness of Persons. Buildings & Materials

Objects, Texture related to Architecture and Built-environment.

Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual. Numerical and Verbal) 

Three dimensional- perception

Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportions of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture harmony and contrast Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. 

Transformation of forms in both 2D and 3D union, subtraction rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of plans, elevations, and 3D views of objects, Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms. 

JEE Main Drawing Test Syllabus

Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc). landscape (riverfronts. Jungle. Gardens, trees. Plants, etc.) and rural life.

Note: Candidates are advised to bring pencils, geometry box set, crasets and color pencils, and crayons for the Drawing Test. 

JEE Main B.Plan Syllabus

Paper 2B is used to determine admission to the B.Plan programme. Paper 2B contains questions based on Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning. The Mathematics and Aptitude syllabuses are the same as stated above. The following is the syllabus for planning-based questions:


General knowledge questions and knowledge about prominent cities, development issues, government programs, etc. 


The idea of nationalism, nationalism in India, pre-modern world, 19th-century global economy, colonialism, and colonial cities, industrialization, resources, and development, types of resources, agriculture, water, mineral resources, industries, national economy; Human Settlements

Power-sharing, federalism, political parties, democracy, the constitution of India

Economic development- economic sectors, globalization, the concept of development, poverty; Population structure, social exclusion, and inequality, urbanization, rural development, and colonial cities


Comprehension (unseen passage); map reading skills, scale, distance, direction, area, etc.; critical reasoning; understanding of charts, graphs, and tables; basic concepts of statistics and quantitative reasoning. 

JEE Main Chapter-wise Weightage

Candidates involved in JEE Main preparation must be aware of the chapter-wise weightage of various topics and sub-topics. It enables them to understand the significance of higher-weightage topics and plan their preparation accordingly. Candidates are advised, however, not to forgo topics with low weightage.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates preparing for the exam must also be aware of the JEE Main exam pattern along with the syllabus. The syllabus for B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan programme is tabulated below:





Mode of Exam


Mathematics and Aptitude: Online

Drawing: Offline


Number of sections 



Subjects Covered

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Mathematics, Aptitude & Drawing

(i) Mathematics

(ii) Aptitude

(iii) Planning-Based Questions

Exam Duration

3 hours/180 Minutes

1 hrs extra will be given to PwD candidates

3 hours

3 hours

Question Types

(i) Multiple Choice Questions

(ii) Numerical Value Questions: Questions with numerical values that candidates must filled in a space given

Mathematics and Aptitude: Multiple-Choice Questions

Drawing Test

Multiple Choice Questions


Section A: 20 questions each in Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics

Section B: 10 questions each in Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics

However, In Section B, candidates have to attempt only 5 questions out of 10 from each subject.

Part I (Mathematics): 30 Questions (20 MCQ & 10 Numerical Value Questions)

Part II (Aptitude Test): 50

Part III (Drawing Test): 02

Mathematics: 30 questions (20 MCQ questions & 10 Numerical Value Questions)

Aptitude: 50

Planning-based questions: 25

Total Number of Questions




Total Marks

300 marks

400 Marks (300 Marks for Mathematics & Aptitude, 100 Marks for Drawing)


Language of paper

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is there any change in JEE Main 2024 Syllabus?

JEE Main syllabus 2024 will be released on the official website of NTA in December 2023. However, as of now, no changes have been anticipated in the JEE Main 2024 syllabus.

What topics are covered in the JEE Main B.Tech paper?

The JEE Main B.E/B.Tech paper includes physics, chemistry, and mathematics questions. To clear their basic concepts, candidates must cover their syllabus from Class 11th and 12th NCERT books. To cover their syllabus thoroughly and level up their preparation, aspirants can also study from expert-recommended books and practice JEE Main previous years' question papers.

Which topics are covered in the B.Arch paper for JEE Main?

JEE Main B.Arch paper includes questions from Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing. The drawing test is administered offline on a drawing sheet, whereas questions from Mathematics and Aptitude are administered online. The Mathematics syllabus is the same, and the JEE Main Aptitude syllabus can be found above in the article.

Is the syllabus for JEE Main B.Arch & B.Plan same?

No, the syllabuses for JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan are not the same. The common subjects in both papers are Mathematics and Aptitude, which have the same syllabus. However, the third section of the JEE Main B.Plan paper will include planning-based questions in MCQ format, whereas the third section of the B.Arch paper will include two questions from drawing.

Should I study Class 11 NCERT books to cover the JEE Main syllabus?

To cover the JEE Main syllabus, you should also study Class 11 NCERT books. NCERT books for Class 11 serve as a foundation for JEE Main preparation. Aspirants should refer to both the Class 11 and Class 12 NCERT books.

Can I cover the JEE Main syllabus online?

Candidates must have recommended books, including NCERTs, to cover the syllabus for JEE Main. Once you have a good understanding of the various topics, you can use the online study material. You can, however, clear your doubts by watching freely available YouTube lectures and short videos.

Is it possible to cover the JEE Main syllabus in 6-8 months?

Certainly not. JEE Main preparation is extensive and requires a significant amount of time as well as consistent hard work. Aspirants will not be able to complete the JEE Main syllabus in 6-8 months. Serious candidates even begin their preparations as soon as they enrol in Class 11. The exam is extremely competitive, and candidates must devote significant time and effort to preparation. Aspiring students should also practice JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers to level up their preparation.

What is the chapter-wise weightage of different topics in the JEE Main exam?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) does not publish the chapter-by-chapter weightage for the JEE Main exam. Every year, however, important topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing, and Planning are asked in the paper. Students should practice JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers to ascertain which chapter or topic receives the most weightage in the exam.